Emergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. (SB4)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Emergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 45 days from the date of issuance. The bill provides that if the General Assembly does not take any action on the rule, regulation, or order within the 45 days during which the rule, regulation, or order is effective, the Governor shall thereafter be prohibited from issuing the same or a similar rule, regulation, or order relating to the same emergency. Under current law, once issued, such executive orders are effective until June 30 following the next regular session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Status

11/22/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
11/22/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100576D
11/22/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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